Richards Mansion (NRIS 79000648)

Address: N. Bedford St. and the Circle, Georgetown, Delaware. County/parish: Sussex.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 26, 1979.

Also known as:

  • The Mansion House

From Wikipedia:

Richards Mansion (Georgetown, Delaware)

Richards Mansion, also known as The Mansion House, is a historic mansion located at Georgetown, Sussex County, Delaware. The oldest section was built between 1796 and 1799, and is a two-story, four bay, single pile Federal style structure that is now the rear wing. The main house was built between 1835 and 1845, and is a three-story, five bay, frame structure in the Greek Revival style. The third floor was added in 1883, with the addition of a mansard roof in the Second Empire style.

The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

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Architects:

  • Unknown

Architectural styles:

  • Federal
  • Greek Revival
  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79000648

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